On the Theme of Handicap, Deficiency and Difference, the Extra & Ordinary People! International Films Festival (EOP!) will present films that explore the realities, the capacities, the aspirations and the lives of people who have a handicap when it premieres in Namur, Belgium in December, 2011. EOP's first edition will present 9 long and medium films and 12 short-films over a period of 3 days and in 9 sessions. EOP has been founded by Luc Boland, a fiction and documentary film director, and enjoys a partnership with the International French Films Festival of Namur (FIFF). The extraordinary executive committee of EOP suggests that the festival will become an important platform for filmmakers who make films on EOP themes.
The Association « Extra and Ordinary People! » (« EOP! ») is the organizing committee of the Festival entirely dedicated to the theme of handicap, deficiency and differences. The aim of the Association is to support the education, awareness and collective reflection on the representation of persons living with deficiencies and/or in situations of handicap through a selection of fiction or documentary audiovisual materials from Belgium and elsewhere specifically expressing the capacities of concerned persons.
Registration is Free of Charge and will only be confirmed if all categories are duly completed. Films submitted for entry to the Selection Committee will have to be produced after January 1st 2008. (The Committee has the right to exceptionally decide otherwise) Registration must be received by the Committee by COB – 1 july 2011 – Post stamp will serve as proof.
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